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Minion Re-Write Crochet Pattern

Re-write of So crafty Crochet Kit in both written and video instructions.

-MATERIALS-

· DK yarn in yellow, blue, green, brown, white, grey, dark grey, and black

· 3.5mm crochet hook

· Embroidery needle and scissors

· Toy stuffing


-ABBREVIATIONS-

· Magic Loop (I chain two and crochet into first loop to create ring)

· CH – Chain

· ST – Stitch

· SL ST – Slip stitch

· SK ST – Skip stitch

· SC – Single crochet

· HDC – Half double crochet

· DC – Double crochet

· SC2TOG – Single crochet two together

· JOIN and FO – SL ST into next ST, chain one, cut yarn

· FO- Fasten off

· FLO – Front loops only

· BLO – Back loops only

· T – Turn


-PATTERN NOTES-

· Pattern written using American terminology.

· Video Tutorial can be found at the end of written pattern.

· Stuff doll as you go.


Body and Head – begin with blue yarn.

Made from bottom up.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

3. (SC1, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {18}

4. (SC2, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {24}

5. (SC3, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {30}

6. (SC4, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {36}

7. (SC5, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {42}

8. (SC6, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {48}

9. (SC7, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {54}

10. (SC8, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {60}

11-15. SC around {60}

16. IN FLO SC18, CH1, T {18} – now working in rows.

17-20. SC across, CH1, T {18}

21. SC across {18}

Join and FO.

Skip 15 stitches from row 16 and in the front loops re-join blue yarn to make the back of the dungarees, CH1.

22. IN FLO SC18, CH1, T {18}

23-26. SC across, CH1, T {18}

27. SC across {18}

Join and FO.

Join yellow yarn in the back loops left from round 16.

28. IN FLO SC around {60}

29-51. SC around {60} – 23 rows

52. (SC8, SC2TOG) 6 times {54}

53. (SC7, SC2TOG) 6 times {48}

54. (SC6, SC2TOG) 6 times {42}

55. (SC5, SC2TOG) 6 times {36}

56. (SC4, SC2TOG) 6 times {30}

57. (SC3, SC2TOG) 6 times {24}

58. (SC2, SC2TOG) 6 times {18}

59. (SC1, SC2TOG) 6 times {12}

Join and FO.

With yarn tail close hole by picking up the front loops only of the remaining 12 stitches in order, then pull tight to close.

Sew the front and back of the dungarees onto the doll.

With black yarn sew on smile.


Dungaree Pocket – make with blue yarn.

1. CH5, SC into the 2nd CH from hook and all other chains across, CH1, T {4}

2. 2SC into the 1st ST, SC2, 2SC into the last ST, CH1, T {6}

3. SC across, CH1, T {6}

4. SC across {6}

5. SC around entire piece doing 3SC in corners to help turn.

Join and FO.

Sew onto the front centre of dungarees.


Dungaree Straps – make 2 with blue yarn.

1. CH28, SC into the 2nd CH from hook and all other chain across, CH1, T {27}

2. SC across, CH1, T {27}

3. SC across {27}

Join and FO.

Pin and sew straps over arms connecting the front and back of dungaree flaps.

With black yarn hand sew a small ‘button’ onto the front of each strap.


Arms – make 2 begin with dark grey yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. (SC1, 2SC into the next ST) 3 times {9}

3-7. SC around {9}

Change to yellow yarn.

8-18. SC around {9}

Join and FO.

Stuff arm.

With dark grey yarn sew over the same 2 stitches between rows 3-5 to make thumb.

With dark grey yarn SSC around the top of hands (between rows 7-8).

Pin and sew arms into place on doll.


Legs – begin with dark grey yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

3-5. SC around {12}

Change to blue yarn.

6-9. SC around {12}

Join and FO.

Stuff legs.

With blue yarn SSC around the bottom of pants (between rows 5-6).

Pin and sew legs into place on doll.


Eyes and Googles – make 2 begin with black yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

Change to eye colour (left eye brown and right eye green)

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

Change to white yarn.

3. (SC1, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {18}

4. (SC2, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {24}

5. (SC3, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {30}

Change to grey yarn

6. (SC4, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {36}

7. SC around {36}

Join and FO.

Pin and sew onto face.


Google Strap – make with dark grey yarn.

1. CH43, SC into the 2nd CH from hook and all other chain across, CH1, T {42}

2-3. SC across, CH1, T {42}

4. SC across {42}

Join and FO.

Pin and sew straps from one google to the other.


-VIDEO TUTORIAL-


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